Introduction to Configuration Management

In this learning path, you will learn the fundamental concepts of what configuration management is and how to implement it using a variety of popular services such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet and Chef.
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4 Lectures
2 Labs
Intermediate
12h 58m
Lecture
Dec 11 2018
2h 19m

In this course, the student will learn about the Ansible ecosystem of tooling with a special focus on Ansible Automation. Students will use Ansible for system management and configuration as well as work with Ansible playbooks.

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Lecture
Aug 24 2019
3h 25m

This overview has been developed and targeted specifically towards system administratorsand software developers on a Linux platform, who want to automate the deployment of anapplication (installation, upgrades, configuration files) and/or provision or configurean entire system.

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Lecture
Jul 6 2019
2h 56m

This course is an introduction to Terraform concepts and configurations and demonstrates launching, changing and destroying resources on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The course starts with an understanding of what Terraform is and why it’s an important tool for deploying reliable, repe...

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Real Time Lab
Jun 1 2019
Skill Me Up
45m

In this lab, you will create a Azure Virtual Machine leveraging Terraform within the Azure CloudShell. This lab will guide you through the process of setting up a service principal for Terraform and then deploying Azure Resources with a Terraform deployment file.

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Real Time Lab
Jun 3 2019
Skill Me Up
1h 15m

In this lab, you will create and deploy resources leveraging Ansible within the Azure CloudShell. This lab will guide you through the process of setting up the Azure CloudShell for use with Ansible. You will then create a Ansible Playbook from within the CloudShell and use it to deploy a virtual mac...

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Lecture
Aug 28 2019
2h 16m

This course provides an overview of what Chef configuration management is, and how you can use it to optimize your server automated configuration process. Starting from an introduction to Chef Software, you will learn about the Chef architecture, how to author recipes and cookbooks, and applying tho...

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